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Ryan Blaney moves to Team Penske

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ryan Blaney moves to Team Penske

On Wednesday morning, Team Penske announced that it will be adding a third car to it’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series fleet, and Ryan Blaney will be behind the wheel. The High Point, NC native has spent the last few years on loan racing for Wood Brothers Racing, a team that shares a technical alliance […]

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NASCAR’s ‘silliest’ Silly Season is brewing

| July 11, 2017 | 3 Comments
NASCAR’s ‘silliest’ Silly Season is brewing

Got your mind cleared? If not, try your best to do so. You are going to need to be fully focused to be able to keep track of all the rumors racing around NASCAR right now. With eighteen races down and eight remaining in the regular season, many would think people would be talking about […]

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It’s time to move the All-Star race

| May 20, 2017 | 1 Comment
It’s time to move the All-Star race

NASCAR has thrown everything but the kitchen sink at their All-Star event in recent years. From ever-changing formats and elimination processes, to adding money incentives and field sizes; the sport has never shied away from trying new ideas. But there’s one change they continue to avoid; moving it. Since the inaugural All-Star event in 1985, […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring from NASCAR

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring from NASCAR

Hendrick Motorsports sent out an official release on Tuesday morning announcing the retirement of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the end of the 2017 season. The Kannapolis, NC native sat out a majority of the 2016 season after suffering from concussion symptoms nearly halfway through the season. Earnhardt Jr. made […]

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Charlotte Motor Speedway enhancing road course layout

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Motor Speedway enhancing road course layout

Construction crews are hard at work at Charlotte Motor Speedway on the “roval” course that is rumored to be used for NASCAR races in the future. The road course layout is a mixture of both the well-known 1.5-mile oval and infield track. The course starts off at the track’s start/finish line, followed closely by a […]

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Charlotte’s All-Star Race gets new format

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s All-Star Race gets new format

Change is nothing new in the NASCAR landscape, especially if you are considering the annual All-Star race. Every year the sanctioning body, incongruence with the racetrack, have been able to muster up a rash of ever-changing format ideas in order to try to enhance the drama and intensity of one of NASCAR’s most exciting nights. […]

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Training for their future

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Training for their future

Athletes constantly need the attention of a trainer in order to remain healthy and competitive. Cue students such as Aldo Rodriguez and Allie Smith. Rodriguez and Smith are a part of the athletic training program at Charlotte and for the past two years they have been assigned to a different team or school each semester. […]

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Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

Kyle Larson entered Sunday’s race at Auto Club Speedway riding a three race streak of runner-up finishes, but after 400 miles of racing, he’s finally able to take off the bridesmaids dress. Larson led the field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400, and it didn’t take long for the action to start […]

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Kyle Larson on pole for Sunday’s California race

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kyle Larson on pole for Sunday’s California race

Kyle Larson’s goal for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 is to break his streak of second-place finishes. In the first four races of the 2017 season, the Elk Grove, CA native just hasn’t been able to seal the deal. But he will have a good shot at doing so on Sunday. In Friday evening’s Monster Energy […]

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Will NASCAR once again find its March Madness in California?

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Will NASCAR once again find its March Madness in California?

Car chases and bumper-to-bumper traffic don’t normally come to mind when one ponders the positives of life in California. But when NASCAR rolls into town, thousands of racing enthusiasts couldn’t be anymore pleased. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is set to invade Southern California this weekend for the 20th annual Auto Club 400 at […]

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Fight ensues after wild finish in Las Vegas

| March 12, 2017 | 1 Comment
Fight ensues after wild finish in Las Vegas

As the laps winded down in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400, it seemed as if Brad Keselowski was going to cruise to his second-straight victory in Las Vegas. But in true NASCAR fashion, the race wasn’t going to be over until the checkered flag flew. With two laps to go in Sunday’s […]

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Are there spies in NASCAR?

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Are there spies in NASCAR?

Is there espionage taking place in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage? Rodney Childers believes so. The crew chief of the No.4 Mobil 1 Annual Protection Ford in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series posted a picture to Instagram on Saturday evening of a fan atop the Neon Garage at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. […]

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Las Vegas bags historic second NASCAR Cup weekend

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Las Vegas bags historic second NASCAR Cup weekend

Las Vegas – you may want to double up on your ear plugs. In a unanimous vote on Wednesday afternoon, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Board cemented a new deal to bring about a second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend to it’s yearly schedule. Las Vegas Motor Speedway will receive a second […]

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Kevin Harvick goes too fast in Atlanta

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick goes too fast in Atlanta

Kevin Harvick and his Stewart-Haas Racing team tried their best to put on a flawless clinic in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. The No.4 Jimmy Johns Ford was freaky fast all throughout the race, leading 292 laps of the 325 laps. But unbeknownst to Harvick at the time, his clinic wasn’t going to stay […]

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